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Scottish nurse out of hospital and free from Ebola

Scottish nurse, Pauline Cafferkey, who contracted Ebola while working in Sierra Leone has made a complete recovery and been discharged from hospital.

Ms Cafferkey is now free of the virus after more than three weeks in hospital, where she was critically ill for a time.

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British nurse with Ebola is 'in a critical condition'

A British nurse diagnosed with Ebola after returning to Glasgow from Sierra Leone is in a critical condition, health chiefs have said.

In a statement, Royal Free Hospital in north London said Pauline Cafferkey's condition had deteriorated and she was now considered critical.

Pauline Cafferkey is now in a critical condition Credit: Handout/PA

Trained nurse Ms Cafferkey, aged 39 from Glasgow, had agreed to blood plasma treatment and an experimental anti-viral drug, despite a lack of proof that it worked.

In a statement on its website, the hospital said:

[We are] sorry to announce that the condition of Pauline Cafferkey has gradually deteriorated over the past two days and is now critical.

– Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust

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